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High metabolic rate - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi
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i have a question
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Please go ahead
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some people used to eat a lot but they never gain weight
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and remain thin through out their life
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ok
User :  
is it due to some genetic order
User :  
actually same is the case with me. i eat in good amount but my weight remains the same
Doctor :  
This can be because of high metabolism in the body
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There are physiological causes (normal) and pathological ( disease ) for this
User :   so is this controllable?
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Are you there?
User :   i mean some cant change his metabolic rate obviously but isnt there a way to this
Doctor :   First we have to check if there is a diseased state and some personal conditions like smoking, alcoholism and genetic tendency
User :  
yes i am here, was disconnected
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So if there is a medical condition we have to treat it
User :  
i dont smoke
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but i drink but that too occasionally
User :   and if it is genetic then there is no solution to it

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Yes
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there is no solution to it but however you can keep having high calorie foods
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which obviously put some weight
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More snacking
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Frequent snacking
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High calorie snacking
User :  
i gained a few kgs few months back and i didnt do anything special but now it seems to have reach a saturation pont now, i mean its not working now
User :   can you please suggets some high calorie foods?

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Yes
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I shall
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Milk shakes, Nuts, Mayoneisse sauce
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Egg
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Malai, butter
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All desserts
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Lassi, cream soup
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Beer
User :   has genetic order something to do with the metabolic rate? as you said it can be due to high metabolic rate. does this mean if suppose my father has high metabolic rate then i will also be having the same

User :   thanks for suggesting the high calorie foods
Doctor :   yes

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but one should not keep quiet saying that my father is lean so am I
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You should try taking high calore balanced diet
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Take Dry fruits, Diary products
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like Butter, Ghee, malai in every food that you eat
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Try different milk shakes with Ice cream if you are not allergic to
User :   i will do this definitely. Actaully I do some of thesem like milk and butter but not in every food
Doctor :   If any questions about the
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thise please ask me
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I can help you
User :   does this metabolic rate vary with age

User :  
?
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Remember not to take junk
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I mean the meatabolic rate I am having will remain the same throught my life?
User :  
ok. I wont take junk
Doctor :  
It reduces as one ages
User :   ok.

User :   how can one know his metabolic rate?
User :   has one to undergo any tests for this?
Doctor :   It is simple known as Basal Metabolic rat
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There are many websites that give an around figure
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Let me search for you
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Doctor :   You can do this for yourself
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thanks
User :   I will like to continue this session later
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actually have some urgent work
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your name please
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yes sure
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Doctor :   Thanks
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Bye for nwo
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anything else that i can do for you?
User :  
ok. bye
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Thanks
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